Thermaltake Big Typhoon

Performance Cont.

Performance: Stock Fan, 120mm hole

2.20 ghz, 1.4v core:

120mm hole, 2.20 ghz, 1.40v idle 120mm hole, 2.20 ghz, 1.40v load

2.87 ghz, 1.44v core:

120mm hole, 2.87 ghz, 1.44v idle 120mm hole, 2.87 ghz, 1.44v load

3.01 ghz, 1.52v core:

120mm hole, 3.01 ghz, 1.52v idle 120mm hole, 3.01 ghz, 1.52v load

Wow, some major improvements here, up to 4°C! However, when I placed my hand by the hole, I felt very little air moving; it seems that the fan is not strong enough to fully utilize the available fresh air. That ready supply could be put to good use with the help of a 120mm fan and will probably make a difference. Let's find out shall we...
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Most Recent Comments

23-04-2006, 07:41:26

Rumor has it that lapping the base on those babies is a must for optimal performance.

Great review mate!Quote

23-04-2006, 08:30:46

Nice piece of writting WC. Puts everything bar the ninja to shame size wise i think...Quote

23-04-2006, 08:32:25

WC Annihilus
Also possibly the Tuniq Tower. I'm debating whether to add results when switchin the fan to med speed Panaflo or not...Quote

23-04-2006, 10:36:36

why not lap it and rerun the tests to se how big of a change it does ?Quote

23-04-2006, 13:18:40

Nice review WC

Very thorough testing.


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